Archive for: June 2011

June 22, 2011

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood con job fooling U.S. officials

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 22 Jun 2011

Egyptian Constitution’s Article 2 reads as follows: Islam is the Religion of the State, Arabic is its official language, and the principal source of legislation is Islamic Jurisprudence (Sharia).

The Vampire Keynes

Filed under: Economics - 22 Jun 2011

John Maynard Keynes was a socialist who was also a famous economist. As a socialist, he was interested in economic theories that would justify big government and big spending. It was rather clear that, were government to spend …

Hell, Heaven, and Progressive Catholics

By: Samuel Gregg

With another presidential election looming, it won’t be long before many self-described progressive Catholics start issuing countless statements about numerous policy issues. Though many such Catholics sit rather loosely with Catholic teaching on questions like life and marriage, …

Energy independence, jobs within reach

Fuel prices got you down? Need a job? Well, prepare to unlearn everything you’ve learned about domestic energy production. Don’t ever let another “green warmer” tell you, “We can’t drill our way out of this mess.” That’s a lie.

June 21, 2011

Palestine – Unleashing The Self-Determination Genie

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 21 Jun 2011

It is hard to believe that the possibility of the Palestinians successfully approaching the UN in September and obtaining “a license to statehood “ is even being seriously contemplated.

No One Is Above The Law

Filed under: In The News - 21 Jun 2011

Ex Congressman Anthony Weiner, of New York, sounds great, has a perfect ring to it. Was the most arrogant self centered law maker of the twenty first century, next to Nancy Pelosi, “The Incompetent One” of California and Barney Frank, …

Money Matters (But Not the Way You Think)

Filed under: Economics,Religion & Faith - 21 Jun 2011

By: Dawn Carpenter

St. Matthew, patron saint of bankers, pray for me. This is how I open and close each day. I am a banker and in the business of buying and selling money. There is a common misconception among …

America: A Greek Tragedy

After years of policies expanding the national government until it employed 1/3 of the workforce and expanding their social welfare net into a hammock for those who chose not to work the International Monetary Fund (IMF) demanded that Greece …

June 20, 2011

Random Thoughts About My Dad: Happy Father’s Day

Filed under: Potpourri - 20 Jun 2011

My 83 year old dad has been a Christian minister most of my life. I thought back to when I was a child, how even our neighborhood winos respected my dad; partly because he was a true man of God, …

Ignorance (Of Liberalism) Is Bliss

Filed under: Politics In General - 20 Jun 2011

Too often, presidential primaries resemble American Idol auditions and bear about as much ideological substance. How alarming that our cherished liberties can rest on the whims of focus groups and the same Madison Avenue machinations used to sell toothpaste. …

Death! Federal jury imposes death penalty on brutal murderer

Filed under: Courts, The Law & The Judiciary - 20 Jun 2011

A vicious 30-year old murderer of three — two men and a woman — will soon be scheduled for a date with the executioner thanks to a federal jury in New Haven, Connecticut.

Will America Continue to be Number 1?

It has long been taken for granted by Americans that this is the most powerful country in the world. We’re the wealthiest, most powerful, most influential, and most culturally relevant. More people would like to live in the United States …

June 19, 2011

Rumsfeld: Was he really Playing Rummy with all those Wars?

Filed under: War On Terror - 19 Jun 2011

Donald Rumsfeld wrote a great book, Known and Unknown. At least it was great because it almost weighs in at 800 pages. Can’t blame him, it takes a lot of work to write a book, might as well only do …

Senators see gun control as anti-terrorism strategy

Several top Democrat lawmakers this week revised their gun control argument by claiming tighter gun laws will help prevent terrorists from acquiring weapons in the United States.

Mattel Lacks Mettle: Another victim of liberal “dialogue”

In September of 2000, Republican congresswoman Helen Chenoweth-Hage of Idaho attended a public hearing about wildfires at the University of Montana. It was there that a young environmentalist stormed to the front of the lecture hall, shouted, “you are the …

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